The old adage on Wall Street is that the market climbs the steps going up, but takes the elevator down. It certainly does.
I didn't exactly coin the term, but I'll take credit for identifying it before it existed.
Fair value is not a fail safe, doesn’t always tell you where things are going to open, and becomes useless just minutes into the day.
This is the problem with criminality. Like a cancer, if it is allowed to fester in one part of society it will, sooner or later, spread to others.
I wish it wasn’t so, but as you can see, the worlds in a bit of a mess right now and as we approach the mid-terms, I think all manner of hell is going to break loose.
... it is entirely possible that the next major war will be fought not by human soldiers but by telepathically controlled drone swarms and autonomous weapons. I mean, humans will die, of course, they just won't be required to do the fighting.
A real, workable, viable peace treaty isn’t even on the table. And, sadly, given the repeated signs that the US is not negotiating in good faith, it seems exceedingly unlikely that we’ll see such a deal any time soon.
The point is, there is no logic here. There doesn't have to be. We're in TV-land, and the talking heads have primed the pump by telling the hypnotized masses that a chemical weapons attack is coming.
This isn’t a get rich quick scheme or a scam or anything else. This is a benefit that people who served in the military are eligible for, and frankly one I didn’t know existed.
In order for the New World Order to rise, the Old World Order has to die. That is what we are witnessing when we watch Europe climbing on board with the Eurasian agenda and "standing up" to Uncle Sam.
...we are living in a weird inverse economic reality where cause does not follow effect and nothing does make rational sense. It's a magical world created by the wizards of Wall Street, and, to the extent that we participate in their system by using their monopoly money and investing in their rigged markets, they will continue bending those markets to their will...
Today, I can’t think of one person I know that does NOT know someone suffering at some degree from this disease. Something’s changed folks...
...if it's a question of optics, there's no doubt that China's checkbook diplomacy is earning it more friends in Africa than Uncle Sam's gun-barrel diplomacy.
...this negotiation with the Taliban is born of desperation, not principle, and the US Empire has painted itself into a corner in Afghanistan that no amount of dollar bills is going to get them out of.
Our good friends at the CIA wrote a lengthy defense of the PAM project and prediction markets in general in 2007, so you can bet that it went ahead under a blanket of classification secrecy at some point.